Start Tel Aviv Competition 2015 in Greece

The Embassy of Israel in Greece and Industry Disruptors – Game Changers (ID-GC), a Greek organization established with the vision of creating an ecosystem that fosters and promotes innovative entrepreneurship, are glad to organize and announce a competition-event tailored for Greek start-uppers the “Start Tel Aviv 2015” taking place on 30 June 2015 at Hub For Innovation And Entrepreneurship of Technopolis City of Athens- INNOVATHENS.
The winner from Greece will participate in a five day professional international Start Up Seminar in Israel (DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival) that will take place on 5-11 September, 2015 and will have the amazing opportunity to learn from the startup ecosystem in Tel Aviv, Israel.

What are we looking for?

- Greek startups from the fields of ICT, web-mobile, technology in early seed funding stage.

- The team representatives must be aged 25-35 years old (exceptions are made).

- The team must have a prototype to present and to have proven itself already.

- The participants have to be one of the founders and/or directors of the company (not an employee).

- Entrepreneurial, innovative and media attractive companies.

- An independent (not a subsidiary of a large and established) company.

- Winner must speak English.

 How do you apply?

- Fill out the application form, in English

- Note that only one founding member of a start-up company may submit the company to the competition.

- The prize will be given to the representative who entered the competition.

 Don’t miss the deadline!

- Applications must be submitted by Friday June 5th 2015 at midnight (Athens local time).

- We will announce the selected candidates for the pitching competition on June 23rd 2015 personally and on our social media channels.

Who will evaluate you?

- The jury will consist of professionals, investors and entrepreneurs both from Greece and Israel.

 When is the competition?

- June 30th 2015 is the date of the “Start Tel Aviv 2015” competition at HUB FOR INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP OF TECHNOPOLIS CITY OF ATHENS- INNOVATHENS where the winner will be chosen.

What’s the prize?

- The winner goes to Tel Aviv, Israel!

- The prize is a one-week all expenses paid trip for winners from selected countries around the world. They will participate in lectures, workshops and meetings in a tailor-made program for them at the DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival.

What is the DLD Tel Aviv Innovation Festival?

- It is Israel’s largest international high- tech gathering, featuring hundreds of startups, VCs, angel investors and leading multinationals. 

- It is the best place to network with the entire high tech community. It is headed by Israeli entrepreneur Mr. Yossi Vardi. 

- You can meet the coolest and smartest companies, investors, designers, techies, artists, from Israel and abroad.

-  Further information about the DLD program can be found at

  • What else do you need to know?

- Participants must be able to arrive in Israel no later than the evening of 5 September, 2015 and leave no earlier than evening of 10 September.  If the winner cannot follow this schedule, the prize will be given to the runner-up.

- If other members of the winning start-up would like to join you at the DLD Festival, their participation costs will be waived.  They will have to bear all other costs and expenses. 

- The three runners-up will be able to participate in the program for free as well (participation charges will be waived for them) but they will have to bear all other costs and expenses.

- The steering committee of Start Tel-Aviv and the competition reserve the right to make the final decision.


21 May 2015